Spartan Chemical Company’s E.T. Swigart Scholarship Recipient Selected

September 29, 2023

Spartan Chemical Company, a recognized leader in the formulation and manufacture of sustainable cleaning and sanitation solutions for the industrial and institutional market, announced today the ISSA Charities E.T. Swigart Scholarship for the 2023-24 year has been awarded to Lukas Cascino.  

Lukas is the 2023 valedictorian of Bishop McCort High School in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. With the $3,000 scholarship, he plans to major in either Engineering or Business Analytics at Saint Francis University. Lukas’ activities and scholastic achievements include National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta (math honor society), French Honor Society, varsity ice hockey captain, golf team, SADD and Key Club. His father, Christopher Cascino, is an Account Manager at State Industrial Products.

“We are so proud to give back to the ISSA Charities Scholarship Program,” said John Swigart, President, Spartan Chemical Company. “Education is a core value at Spartan and something we strongly promote within our organization. Congratulations to Mr. Cascino… all the best of luck in your future endeavors.”

Since 1988, the ISSA Charities Scholarship Program has helped individuals fulfill their dreams of higher education. ISSA Scholars has provided nearly $4 million in financial aid to over 1,000 college and university students. Open to all employees of ISSA member companies, and their immediate family members, ISSA Scholars aims to relieve the burden of tuition and introduce a new generation to the worldwide cleaning industry.

About Spartan Chemical Company

At Spartan Chemical Company, we make clean simple®. Family owned and operated since 1956, Spartan Chemical is a leading manufacturer of superior and cost-effective specialty chemical products sold through select, trusted distributors. Developed through conservative, stringent and environmentally responsible practices, with a focus on innovation, Spartan products include industrial cleaners, disinfectants, wipes, skin care, food processing, laundry care, warewash, floor care and vehicle wash products. In addition to cleaning products, Spartan offers CleanCheck® learning management system and CompuClean® facility management software to ensure the safety of staff and optimal efficiency of facility operations. From tools to training, Spartan’s solutions ensure consistently clean, healthy and safe environments for building occupants and cleaning staff in education, health care, food processing, hospitality and public facilities. Learn more at

About ISSA Charities 
ISSA Charities™ is the charitable and philanthropic arm of ISSA and the worldwide cleaning industry. A 501(c)(3) organization, ISSA Charities’ mission is to make the world a cleaner, healthier, better place to live by sponsoring, funding, and operating charitable and social programs directly connected to the cleaning industry. Our Signature Charities are changing the way the world views cleaning: Cleaning for a Reason provides professional home cleaning for cancer patients; the ISSA Hygieia Network advances women, diversity, equity and inclusion in the cleaning industry; and ISSA Scholars supports youth with scholarship aid and seasonal internships. To learn more about ISSA Charities and to make your own donation, visit 

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